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Vietnam reduces capacity of coal power plants

Vietnam reduces capacity of coal power plants

Vietnam will reduce the total capacity of coal-fired thermal power plants from 2020 until 2030, according to the National Steering Committee for Electricity Development.

Deputy PM urges construction of 500kV transmission lines

Deputy PM urges construction of 500kV transmission lines

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung laid stress on the urgent need to build 500kV transmission lines running through Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue, Da Nang, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Kon Tum and Gia Lai to meet increasing power demand, especially in the south.

Court looks into “property embezzlement” charges in PVC case

Court looks into "property embezzlement" charges in PVC case

The court on January 9 afternoon looked into the charges of “property embezzlement” facing Trinh Xuan Thanh, former Chairman of PetroVietnam Construction Joint Stock Corporation (PVC), and his accomplices during the implementation of the Vung Ang 1 and Quang Trach 1 thermal power projects.

Lao PM starts official visit to Vietnam

Lao PM starts official visit to Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the Vietnamese Party, Government, and people cherish the relationship with Laos, considering it a valuable asset in the two countries’ revolutionary cause.

Algal bloom paints red streak in Vung Ang economic zone

Algal bloom paints red streak in Vung Ang economic zone

The red streak that appeared in the waters around the Vung Ang economic zone in the central province of Ha Tinh – the same area still reeling from the consequences of the Formosa toxic spill – was confirmed to have been caused by algal bloom.

Bodies, individuals responsible for Formosa incident made public

Bodies, individuals responsible for Formosa incident made public

Infringements and defects committed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Party Civil Affairs Committee and individuals involved in the Formosa fish deaths were serious and must be punished, announced the Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission.

Vung Ang II thermal power plant BOT project agreement clinched

Vung Ang II thermal power plant BOT project agreement clinched

The Vung Ang II thermal power build-operate-transfer (BOT) project agreement was inked between the General Directorate of Energy (GDE) of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Vung Ang II thermal power joint stock company on January 16 in Hanoi.

Gov’t names 27 potential polluters

Gov’t names 27 potential polluters

Up to 27 projects of seven State corporations are listed in the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s directive as being liable to cause environmental pollution.

Ministry proposes options for resuming fishing activities

Ministry proposes options for resuming fishing activities

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on August 27 proposed four options for resuming fishing activities along the central coast following the serious environmental incident caused by the Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company.

Ha Tinh greenlights US$2.5 billion Taiwanese project

Ha Tinh greenlights US$2.5 billion Taiwanese project

The Ha Tinh People’s Committee has agreed in principal to license Taiwanese Wei Yu Engineering Company to develop an agricultural and a wharf construction project in the central province’s Vung Ang Economic Zone.

Deputy Minister: cause of unusual fish deaths to be announced

Deputy Minister: cause of unusual fish deaths to be announced

Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Pham Cong Tac has affirmed that sufficient scientific evidence has been collected to draw conclusion on the cause of unusual fish deaths that occurred in the central coastal region in early April, which will be announced soon.